Chapter 4. Remote Connectivity Design

Remote office locations, such as branch offices or the homes of teleworkers, connect to the enterprise campus via the enterprise edge and enterprise WAN. When selecting an appropriate WAN technology to extend to these remote locations, design considerations include ownership (that is, private, leased, or shared ownership) of the link, reliability of the link, and a backup link if the primary link were to fail. This section explores various WAN technologies and provides guidance for designing the enterprise WAN and the enterprise branch.

Considering WAN Technology Options

In the Cisco Enterprise Architecture, the enterprise edge allows the enterprise campus to connect to remote offices using a variety of WAN, ...

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